Learning Specialist / Instructional Technology Coach
Becky Young is a Google Certified Educator and Trainer from the suburbs of Chicago. Since 2009, she has been a high school science teacher, but moved to middle school in 2021 as a Learning Specialist and a district Instructional Technology Coach. Her other EdTech certifications include: Wakelet Community Leader, Level 2 Adobe Creative Educator, Mote Certified Educator, Edpuzzle Coach, Nearpod Certified Educator, and Screencastify Certified Master Screencaster. She earned a B.S. in Chemistry and Environmental Science from Bradley University (2005) and a M.A. in Environmental Studies from University of Illinois – Springfield (2007). Before entering the education world in 2009, she was an environmental specialist in the Chicago area. Becky loves to learn and share ideas about science education and educational technology on Twitter @TechyBeckyYoung.